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Kent River Day

Cuyahoga River Day Festival at Haymaker’s Farmers Market
Corner of Franklin Ave. & College St. Kent, OH

Explore river themed activities, children’s art, environmental displays and visit with aquatic animals. Learn about plastics in our watershed, stewardship opportunities, and recieve a FREE TREE and milkweed seeds! The US Coast Guard Auxiliary will also be sharing safe boating “hands on” demonstrations.
Sponsored by Kent Parks & Rec and Kent Environmental Council

Participating Organizations include: Kent Parks & Rec, Portage Soil & Water Conservation District, KSU Crooked River Adventures, US Coast Guyard Auxiliary, City of Kent: Service, Health, and Water Reclamation, & ODNR Naturalists.


Other Activities around Kent include:

Kayak, Canoe & Tube Rentals through Crooked River Adventures at Tannery Park - 100 Stow st, Kent

Have a River Day Adventure along the Cuyahoga (weather and water-level permitting)
Trip Options: 1-3 hr kayak, Tandem Kayak or canoe trips ($20-$55) and lazy river tubes ($13) with return transportation. Contact and reservations: 330-541-7467
Sponsored by KSU Crooked River Adventures


Electrofishing Demonstration at Tannery Park - 100 Stow st, Kent

Who says water and electricity don’t mix? Observe an electrofishing (efishing) demonstration at Tannery Park. You will see how fish are captured with efishing equipment by experienced aquatic life biologists. There will be opportunities for you to get up close and personal with local fish, so be sure to bring the kids, our budding biologists of tomorrow~ Watch for posted updates as Plum Creek Park is the backup location in high water conditions.
Sponsored by Davey Resource Group